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100 Budget Friendly Vintage Gift Ideas From Etsy (2023)

Are you tired of getting your sister, mom or niece the same ol’ kind of gift each year? Is it still hard after 20 years to figure out a great gift for your dad? Wouldn’t it be nice to find the perfect gift that they will love? Here are my 100 budget friendly vintage gift ideas from Etsy [2022 version]. And don’t worry if your family member isn’t a vintage lover. These gifts ideas are ideal for everyone! Some of the best gifts I’ve ever received have been vintage and antique items. Plus it’s a win-win because one of the most fun things to do is shop a secondhand store for vintage items!

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Vintage Farmhouse Decor That’s Kid Proof

What is the allure of farmhouses and farmhouse decorating? I believe a big part of why people love it so much is the call of a simpler time and lifestyle. We look back at our ancestor’s deep connection to the earth, to hard work, to the production of their basic needs and want a piece of that in our lives. Today, I’m sharing authentic vintage farmhouse decor that’s kid proof. Because not only do we want the authentic homes of days gone by, but we also want a house that’s comfortable for our family to live in.

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Antique Farmhouse Wallpaper Found During Renovation

Have you ever wondered what authentic farmhouse decorating is? I mean, what did the farmhouses really look like throughout the years? Today, I am sharing with you 120 years of our farmhouse’s history of wallpaper. Keep reading to discover all our antique farmhouse wallpaper found during renovation.

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Mobile Home Mid Century Style Kitchen Makeover Before and After

You might look at inspiring Pinterest boards at all the beautiful Mid Century Modern or Farmhouse kitchen remodels and sigh. Because you live in a mobile home, apartment or some other home that just isn’t cut out for design inspiration. Or is it? Today I’m sharing with you our mobile home Mid Century style kitchen makeover before and after that just might change your mind about the possibilities of your type of kitchen.

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Step By Step Clothesline Tutorial [with mommy’s helper clothesline]

Why read a blog post clothesline tutorial? The differences between this DIY clothesline and other tutorials is that I walk you through customizable options for your situation, each step has real-life photos and videos plus a bonus retractable kid’s clothesline attached so your kids can join you in real life! Follow me as I walk through this easy and in depth tutorial for a step by step clothesline tutorial with a bonus mommy’s helper clothesline.

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Our Vintage Bungalow

Howdy! I’m Tammy, and I’ve lived most of my life stretching a low decorating budget through garage sales and DIY renovation.

I am going to give you quick and easy tips on the beauty of reusing older items instead of spending tons of money on new. I’ll show you how I add vintage style that makes a your house feel like a cozy home (even with young kids, a practical husband and a big dog in tow). 

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